Advance Agenda Released For CRS 2016

  Matt Watkins   Dec 21, 2015   News   0 Comment

(Nashville, Tenn. – Oct. 6, 2015) Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc. has revealed an advance version of its agenda for Country Radio Seminar 2016, which will be held Feb. 8-10 inside the Omni Hotel in downtown Nashville, Tenn. 

The three-day event will offer attendees a countless number of informative panels and educational presentations centered around hot topics, sales, technology, social media, programming, and more.  In addition, the agenda is packed full of great performances and valuable networking opportunities.

CRS Agenda Committee chairman Tom Hanrahan states, “Our 2016 Agenda Committee has been working hard since our initial meetings in June to deliver world class content for CRS 2016. I’m continually amazed by their hard work and dedication. This preview of the agenda demonstrates our continued commitment to deliver our best to CRS attendees. I can’t wait for February to get here!”

Talent lineups and more agenda specifics will be released leading up to the event.

The CRS 2016 Agenda-At-A-Glance includes:
(*Schedule subject to change*)

Monday, February 8:
8:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m.               Registration Opens
3:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.               Opening Ceremonies
3:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m.               Tom Rivers & Artist Humanitarian Award Presentation
5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.               Welcome Reception
7:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.               Grand Ole Opry
9:45 p.m.                                  CRS After Hours

Tuesday, February 9:
8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.               Programming Mentoring Breakfast
8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.               Sales Mentoring Breakfast
9:00-9:50 a.m.                        Daily Featured Speaker
10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.            CRS Research Presentation
11:30 a.m.-1:50 p.m.              UMG Nashville Lunch and Performance
2:00 p.m.-2:50 p.m.               Radio as The Insurgent: What if “They” Were Here First?
2:00 p.m.-2:50 p.m.               Beyond the News Feed – Using Social Media For More Than “Listen Now”
2:00 p.m.-2:50 p.m.               While You Were Out: To The Beach and Back
2:00 p.m.-2:50 p.m.               Big Market Sound in Any Size Town Part:1 Imaging Secrets Revealed
3:00 p.m.-3:50 p.m.               The New Listener Journey Map
3:00 p.m.-3:50 p.m.               Women in the Industry: Breaking Barriers and Balance
3:00 p.m.-3:50 p.m.               Big Market Sound in Any Size Town Part II: Get Prepped
4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.               Revenues on the Horizon: Local Advertisers Talk Radio
4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.               Big Market Sound In Any Size Town Part III: Mastering The Music
4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.               Whose Hits Are Bigger? A Look At The Other Charts
7:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m.              CRS After Hours

Wednesday, February 10:
8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.               Women Mentoring Breakfast
8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.               Tech Breakfast
9:00 a.m.-9:50 a.m.                Featured Speaker
10:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.           Put Me In Coach! The Industries Best Talent Coaches Converge
10:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.            What YOU Want To Know About Digital and Social
10:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.            Promotions Start To Finish
11:00 a.m.-11:50 a.m.             Listeners: Are You Speaking Their Language?
11:00 a.m.-11:50 a.m.              Social Content Creation Bootcamp
Noon-1:50 p.m.                        Sponsored Luncheon
2:00 p.m.-2:50 p.m.               Winning The First Occasion
2:00 p.m.-2:50 p.m.               From the Outside Looking In: Other Formats Give Their Take On Country
2:00 p.m.-2:50 p.m.               Frenemy: Competitor or Brand Extension?
3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.               Transcending & Evolving
5:30 p.m.-6:15 p.m.                New Faces Cocktail Reception
6:30 p.m.-10:00 p.m.             New Faces of Country Music Dinner and Show
10:00 p.m.                                CRS After Hours

A more detailed version of the agenda with panel descriptions is available on www.CountryRadioSeminar.com.

The preliminary schedule details were released in advance of the CRS 2016 Early Bird Registration Rate deadline, which is Oct. 16. The regular rate will take effect on Oct. 17, increasing registrations from $429 to $529 per person. Registrations are available for purchase through www.CountryRadioSeminar.com or by calling the CRS offices at 615-327-4487.

Country Radio Seminar is the world’s largest Country radio event, garnering attendees from all over the United States. The annual convention is designed to educate and promote the exchange of ideas and business practices in the Country music industry, with specific emphasis on issues relevant to Country radio.

Visit www.CountryRadioSeminar.com for more information. Like CRS on Facebook and follow CRS on Twitter (Hashtag #CRS2016).

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